Thursday, August 3rd / 4 PM / Bridgeworks
Pulitzer-prize winning Journalist, Author and Activist Chris Hedges, discusses modern day consumerism, totalitarian corporate power and living in a culture dominated by pervasive illusion.
USA | 14:43 min. | Dir. Amanda Zackem
FOOD CITY: FEAST OF THE FIVE BOROUGHS
Matt & Lars set themselves a challenge to serve a four-course meal for eight people using only ingredients farmed, fished, or foraged from within New York City; the film follows them as they discover the surprising diversity of food the city produces.
USA | 19:58 min. | Dir. Matthew Fleischmann; Dir. Lars Fuchs
In a country inundated with orphans, an NGO provides temporary refuge for the children left behind.
USA | 15:29 min. | Dir. Nate Hochstetler; Dir. Gabriella Pinel; Dir. Ariana Victor
Junk Man and Environmentalist - An oximorron to the system. One man on a mission to make an junkyard environmentally friendly and educate people of thier negative impact on the waters that surround Long Island. If a junkman gets it, what is stoping the rest of us.
USA | 4:09 min. | Dir. Stefan Beaumont
LIFE & SAND
Why would a person make art that intentionally disappears? Life & Sand follows New York City sculptor / designer G. Augustine Lynas for a day on the beach.
USA | 11:19 min. | Dir. Sam Mendes
NEPAL, A LITTLE COUNTRY WITH A BIG HEART
This short documentary features the culture of the people and the natural landscapes of Nepal. This film was made possible in part by Yeti Holidays and Hidden Treasure Tours, and was produced by Altius Studio Film Group.
USA | 9:36 min. | Dir. Scott Powers
SECRET WINE OF ISRAEL
Secret Wine of Israel is an intimate portrayal of wine and the unique personalities that tend the vines in the holiest of lands.
USA/Israel | 7 min. | Dir. Talya Seppala
SOMM STATE OF MIND
One wine director prepares to take the Court of Master Sommeliers Advanced Exam. Is joining this elite rank of wine professionals worth the time away from her loved ones… and her sanity?
USA | 29 min. | Dir. Lani Chan; Dir. Bianca Holman
SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: SURVIVOR GIRLS
Unseen benefit of a Solar Energy installation at a sex trafficking rescue in Kolkata, India.
USA/India | 9 min. | Nicole Watson
Tiphany Adams is a fitness model who shares her tragic true story of finding hope amidst her dark past. As she continues to pursue her dreams of becoming a fashion model, Tiphany recounts her life story.
USA | 5 min. | Dir. Justin Ferrato